Tag Archives: Lifelong Learning

Oral History interview with Dorothy and Ken Briggs - 2001

Dorothy and Ken Briggs are members of Woolgoolga library. Dorothy talks about the purpose built library building and the involvement of Woolgoolga Art Group in the project.


Oral History interview with Carol Ruby - 1988-2015

Carol Ruby is one of the longest serving active volunteers at the library. Carol compares various libraries she has visited to Coffs Harbour Library.


Oral History interview with Margaret Hivon - 2008 -2015

Margaret Hivon, Coordinator of the Wrap for love program in Coffs Harbour, talks about the library’s involvement in the program and its effect within the community.


Oral history interview with Janet Merriman - 1974 -1996

After 22 years of service, Janet Merriman retired as the Deputy Librarian. Janet shares her memories of Coffs Harbour Library separating from Clarence Regional Library Service and other events.


National Simultaneous Storytime - 2001

Coffs Harbour Library becomes involved in the annual campaign to promote the value of reading and literacy for young children throughout Australia.


Learning English as a second language - 2005

Coffs Harbour Library’s services and resources are constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. English Language learning resources are provided to serve an increasingly diverse community of users.


The Digital divide and the library’s efforts to close the gap - 2012

As more and more government and business services have moved online there has been a growing demand for the skills of Librarians to help those separated by this digital divide.


Interview with Trish White - Retrospective

Trish White is one of our long standing library members whose love of books and libraries is well known.


Public Internet Access - 1996

Coffs Harbour Library’s journey to join the information super-highway began in 1996 with coin-operated internet access!


Interview with Lorraine Vass - 1977

Lorraine Vass was the first professional librarian appointed at Coffs Harbour Library.


How public libraries can help students - 2011

Coffs Harbour librarians explain how student teachers can benefit from public libraries.


Events at Coffs Harbour Libraries in 2013 - 2013

Libraries are more than just books – we’re busy, vibrant community hubs where people come together for informal learning and cultural enrichment.


Interview with Jan Arnett - Retrospective

Jan Arnett is one of our regular library members who can frequently be seen at the library researching family and local history.